Interesting info about Bush: “Bush cut short his working vacation in Texas by two days — even though aides have long contended that his duties are uninterrupted when he spends time at his ranch in nearby Crawford, which has White House-level communications capability.”
More info on Miss.: “A 30-foot (10-meter) storm surge in Mississippi wiped away 90 percent of the buildings along the coast at Biloxi and Gulfport.”
Current estimate of people trapped in New Orleans: 80,000.
More: Dozens of carjackings overnight, with people firing at rescue helicopters.
The name of the oil company that will be receiving the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is unknown. Anybody have a good guess?
In the Glenn Reynolds universe, you shoot first and ask questions later. Apparently, Reynolds doesn’t understand that a major disaster often causes people to resort to crazy behavior, both authorities and looters.